Event Alert | Red Bull Hardline 2017

Hard by name, hard by nature, Red Bull Hardline isn’t an event for the faint of heart. Returning to the hills of the Dyfi Valley in Wales for the fourth consecutive year, the brainchild of visionary Downhill rider Dan Atherton was conceived to push the progression of the sport for both riders and fans. The course he designed for the 2017 edition combines heart-stopping grades and rocky technical sections, punctuated with a 50-foot jump that will send the riders right off the mountainside and virtually over the heads of the…

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Video: Intense Racing UK Team Launch

“WE AT SADDLEBACK RECENTLY CELEBRATED INTENSE AND TROY LEE DESIGNS BECOMING A PART OF OUR FAMILY. WHEN LINED UP BESIDE OUR OTHER BRANDS SUCH AS CHRIS KING, ENVE, ROTOR AND ASTUTE WE HAVE ALL THE INGREDIENTS FOR SOMETHING SPECIAL. WE WANTED TO CELEBRATE THIS COLLECTION OF MOUNTAIN BIKE POWER HOUSES AND THERE WAS ONLY ONE WAY TO DO THIS. SADDLEBACK ARE PROUD TO PRESENT… INTENSE RACING UK” The Team includes: CHARLIE HATTON, Home: South Wales. Ride: M16 Category: Elite DH JOE BREEDAN, Home: North Wales. Ride: M16 Category: Junior DH…

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Video: WALLS | Sebastian ‘Bas’ Keep

Redefining the concept of street riding, Sebastian ‘Bas’ Keep’s latest project, Walls, takes BMX into uncharted territories. It’s almost like a new discipline of riding, no one’s really done it before Sebastian ‘Bas’ Keep The British BMX legend uses ramps and his creativity to tackle some of the UK’s most inaccessible wallrides, including the project’s death-defying final Croydon spot – an insane 6.5m (22ft) gap to 9.7m (32ft) wallride that made the final ever cover of RideUK back in 2015. Nearly two years later and the wait is over. Watch…

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Video: Freestyle Phil Atwill

People know Phil Atwill for his wild bike handling skills, and more recently he’s been dabbling in little bike territory aboard his Propain 4bidden hardtail. And by the looks of things, he’s getting on pretty well with it. He calls it Crankworx training, whilst we call him Freestyle Phil. Song – Losing my Mind – Bass Drum of Death. www.facebook.com/caldwellvisuals

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Video: This is UR World – Sam Reynolds | Teaser

In a world where 360 flips, double whips and front flips are standard practice, it would be easy to think that the riders performing these stunts are crazy individuals. Sam Reynolds can land all of these tricks but there is much more to this chatty Brit than meets the eye. Starting as a rider hailing from the Surrey Hills just outside London, Sam has risen to be one of the top free riders in the world, yet he remains a cool, mellow guy unaffected by the trappings of fame. Much…

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Video: Trackside 2015 British DH National Championships – Llangollen

This weekend is the British Cycling National Downhill Championships at Llangollen in Wales, UK. The track is a never before raced test of guts and skill. It’s a steep, loose and exposed track with lots of blown out corners and fast, rough sections. Steve Peat and Tracey Moseley have both won champs 7 times before but neither are racing this weekend. The male field could be won by any of Josh Bryceland, Brendan Fairclough, Danny Hart, Joe Smith, Matt Simmonds and more. Gunning for the female win is Rachel Atherton,…

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